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>> time is 5. it's saturday. thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. if you are cold outside, let's go lisa argen. these tracking our forecast. hi, lisa. >> good morning, chris. i had to pull over and scrape the frost from my windshield. no doubt we are looking at some of the coldest air we've seen all season long. but colder air is on its way. it looks pretty nice. take a look at the temperatures. isolates 33 degrees morgan hill. san jose 36. we have mid-40s closer to the bay, and the cold he felt air will arrive slightly after
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sunrise, which is 7:24. so we are 14 degrees colder than yesterday morning. 11 degrees colder in san carlos. mountain view 9 degrees colder. plenty of sunshine today. temperatures will be on the cool side. only slightly recovering with mid-50s inland, upper 50s around the bay and coastside. but we touched upon that coldest air of the season. i'll detail that for you coming up. chris. >> cold early temperatures cannot only be bad news for plants, but people who switched to drought-revies tent landscaping could be more at risk. we have the story. >> can see here how it's kind of wilting. >> they took quick action at the people's garden in vallejo where they grow organic vegetables for the homeless. temperatures remember predicted to be at or near freezing. >> those are in the ground so those should be fine.
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>> there's a lot more concern from those who recently converted their lands into drought resistant landscape. >> there are many plants that have a temperature tolerance or lack of temperature tolerance. >> jay was plants pull of many plants that store water but freezing temperatures can cause the plants to burse the. >> he said most native are hardier than nonnative. >> these chicks are really common in bayer and california horticulture. they are from mexico and they can only take the tiniest bit of frost. >> as rule of thumb he said thicker, spunkier suck plants are more susceptible to a freeze. abc7 news. >> we are also keeping an eye on
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chilly temperatures in central california. temperatures remember forecasted to drop to 27 degrees overnight. growers say it won't stay that cold long enough to do any major damage. the cold weather should give the oranges more color and extend the harvesting season. >> if you are traveling keep track of whether with live lopler hd on our new app. we have information online at abc7news.com/apps. >> a little known secret is coming under scrutiny a new york times article revealed volunteers with little or no driving training are driving in the presidential motorcade. he adds details. >> he got the roll tier trip of his life in may. with friends to drive around the
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white house pressboard during the president's bay area visit. and several vehicles behind the commander in chief. >> it's exciting to drive in the motorcade and go in, you know, quite the operation. >> but some are questioning the decades-long practice. volunteer drivers going through a background check and that's about it. no training, just a briefing the day of. >> it is a collection for the drivers on that end. it's sub-par. >> it begins with lot police who block intersections, the and more secret service and white house staff advance. prep core view is ahead of the ambulance and tail police. the concern is the untrained volunteer driver could cause an accident or a delay in an emergency. he said he wasn't surprised how things were done, but in the end everything worked out fine. >> everybody else was on there, they are very stand-up people,
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very qualified to be doing what they were doing, which is really being glorified shuttle drivers. >> according to the new york city the secret service defendants the practice saying the volunteer drivers are briefed and the president and agents can detach from the press corps advance at anytime. abc7 news. >> there are new reports that jim harbaugh will meet with representatives from the university of michigan this weekend and others report a deal is already done. according to the n network and fox sports, they are in the bay area and ready to sign harbaugh to a six-year, $48 million contract that would make him the highest paid coach in college football. the raiders are also interested but can't talk to him as long as he's still under contract. meanwhile, they report harbaugh and michigan have already agreed to terms on a deal.
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the report says harbaugh will inform the 49er players about his decision after tomorrow's game. happening today, thousands of people are expected at the funeral for new york police officer raphael ramos. the new york mayor visited his wake last night in queens. mayor and vice president joe biden are expected to speak at the funeral. a gunman targeted ramos at random last state. some believe the mayor should have done more to prevent violence against police. >> how do you think the mayor will be seen at this funeral? >> there won't be any disrespect. i don't believe that that will happen. in fact, i would encourage people to not do that. >> yesterday a ban of -- a banner read at his home said we have our backs turned to you. >> jeff blue gave nearly 100 law enforcement officers free flights to new york for the
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funeral. police officers from the bay area are expected to be among 25,000 uniformed police there. protesters plan to gather in oakland again today to demonstrate again the killings of black men by police. a black lives matter die-in is scheduled at 7:00 tonight. this after a protest on christmas turned violent. demonstrators smashed windows at jack london square. they also set a dumpster on fire. in an angry statement, maillottor elect lilly said holding a protest for the sole reason to try to deny oakland police a day off on christmas represents a new low. 5:07 the time. a groom. peaceful pro festers greeted shoppers in a san francisco. the group gathered yesterday with signs that read black and brown lives matter. they said they wound interrupt shoppers to remind them some lives have been interrupted by police violence. the wife of a police officer
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the bay area is taking to facebook saying she fierce protesters will attack her or her family. she'll said you thugs, we're ready for you. >> we are all on heightened awareness and now have guard dogs in my yard and own guns. and lighting on the exterior of our homes. they are now things we pay very close attention to. >> i'm perfectly comfortable with a firearm, and i will use it if my life is threatened or i have a strong perception that my life is being threatened. >> the threats are somewhat similar to what is going on in san jose. the police are investigating an officer there. some are demand egg be fired after they sale he threatened protesters on twitter. a group played music to raise money for the michael ed
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brown relove our sons and daughters foundation. public wearness fund is named a unarmed teenager who was shot and killed bay ferguson police officer. fremont police say a wild coyote attacked three people only christmas day. the animal bit a five-year-old boy on the leg, and ten minutes later it bit a man on star street a runner tried to chase them and he had to kick it away. the coyote looked sick and they killed it. the tri-city animal shelter is waiting on test results to see if it has rakes. >> this week people are on guard after a mountain lion killed a deer in their neighborhood. they heard creeping coming from outside of their him. when officers checked it out at 8:00 a.m. they found a deer carcass. they said they were awakened from the big cat attacked. >> we heard a thumb many on the roof and we heard a loud
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screechchy scream, high-pitch screech scream. it was shattering. >> it was a mauling of sorts, and we could hear that something was in peril. >> animal control and wildlife officials have been notified. time is 5:10. this is the difference a week makes. last week we were talking about the rain and this morning we are talking about the chilly temperatures. >> and this is nothing compared to what is going to come the end of the year. we are talking about chilly numbers. it's down to freezing in san jose and napa. and not even the coldest temperatures of the morning yet. that should happen just about 6:30 or 7:00 this morning. so how low will they go? right now it's a mild 51 at sfo. we will talk about our low, our highs, and the seven-day outlook is coming up. >> thanks a lot, lisa. also next, gas prices plummeting to historic lows. what you can expect next time you fill up. and cleaning out your closet for a good cause. the project started by two bay
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area teens to help other teens and why they are eve
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>> time now is 5:14. the average price of gas across the united states has dropped to it's lowest level in five years at $2.31 a gallon n missouri the average gallon of gas is $1.85. the reason for it? the u.s. is producing considerably more oil. oil companies are having to adapt and drop crude prices. however, an energy expert at u.c. berkeley said the drop is bad for our country because it
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reignite's americans dependence on fossil fuel. >> these low prices just prolongs the death holds of that fossil fuels stranglehold so he felt in my view isolates bad and it makes buying a hybrid or gas efficient car not as effective. price at missouri is 2:67 a gallon and san francisco it's 16 cents more expensive at $2.85 a gallon. shopping and teenagers go hand and hand but not all have huge closets. some don't have one at all. that's why one high schoolner the east bay is asking for clothing donation force underprivileged youth. alisa harrington has more on the charity. >> teenagers sift through bags of clothing donated to their charity, one closet.
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this gal started one closet in oakland back when she was in high school. >> teens and foster youth only have $200 for clothes a year. and that was really interested to me because i definitely spend a lot more than that. even usually on one shopping trip. >> the idea is for teens to clean out their lacrosseet and give to other teens in need. laura passed the torch to riley when she left for college earlier this year. boxes of clothes are packed in this garage in alamo. >> it is great people are willing to help out others. >> in four years they have collected more than 40,000 garment, helping hundreds of teenagers. their moms have also played a role in the nonprofit organization and are dedicated to their daughters' cause. >> i'm so proud of her. i really am proud of her. i see the big heart she has. they are helping their classmates and people in their
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own community. >> since riley took the reigns, she teamed up with hyatt and that's now the drop site. but there's still plenty of need. >> a lot of people in need wear a lot larger size that are harder to find. >> if you can help, visit abc7news.com. there is a a link there on how to get involved. abc7 news. the city of an leandro will provide a few ride from the bart station to the parking garage beginning january 5th. the station's east parking lot is temporarily closed due to a nearby construction project. forcing commutetories use the downtown parking garage as an alternate option. the shuttle will run from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. weekdays leaving the bart station every 15 minutes. if you are planning on heading out now years eve, bart will help you. they are extending service until
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3:00 a.m. trains will run with longer hours. and trains will run every 20 minutes after midnight. to ease crowding. trains had skip the embarcadero and montgomery and west oakland stations. check out abc7news.com and we will have the list of fireworks and other new year's eve events and how to get there safely. lisa, it's hard to believe the year is become done. >> i know. it's been quiet the past week or so in terms of the christmas and drought. but here is the weather we may not have anticipated and that is a cold outbreak. this morning, live doppler 7. d, you see nothing on it but temperatures are cold. 2347 truckee, 11 at the tahoe valley airport and money testimonies hovering around freezing and these are not the coldest temperatures we will see this morning. we will look for a seasonably
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cool afternoon and then another cold outbreak or i should say a colder outbreak heads our way by the end of the year, which is just around the corner. 39 san carlos, morgan hill 33. closer to the water we are milder. sfo in the legal 50s and many of these locations in the protected valleys, petaluma, napa, looking at patchy frost. we will see more of that overnight tonight. but monday morning should be the warmest morning. freezing in santa rosa and napa. 35 out in concord. so, yes, it is just after 5:00 and the temperatures should tumble another actual or three degrees in some spots. the emeryville camera it is clear. you have to patchy frost this morning. seasonably cool days ahead for the weekend. that's today and tomorrow. we will wake up to some fog on monday. but unfortunately the storm door stays shut for the week ahead,
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which will keep us dry for the rest of the year. we are looking at the possibility, though, of with this cold, cold air, maybe some low elevation snow around mt. hamilton. snow levels could drop to around 3,000 feet with a little bit of moisture come tuesday into wins at the same time but in the meantime here is saturday morning with a cool and dry air mass. high pressure allowing for sunny skies and that will be the rule throughout the next several days. but then that colder air mass will begin to descend late monday into tuesday. so that will allow temperatures to drop into the 20s for overnight lows. so afternoon highs today just 38, recovering from the 7 in the sierra they have with 63 in palm springs, 62 sunny skies los angeles. it's not as dry north and south and all points in between. upper 50s santa clara, 56 morgan hill. some of the cooler numbers away from the water.
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58 redwood city. san francisco about 57 today. high clouds invade the north bay. 57 in santa rosa. look for mid-afternoon to late afternoon. 55 volley lay show. near east bay look for mid-50s to upper 50s from hayward to union city. and 54 pittsburgh as well as brentwood. the accuweather seven day forecast calls for the dry conditions and frosty conditions this morning and tomorrow morning. then we look for fog and slightly modified temperatures monday and the cold outbreak will bring temperatures back down into the freezing range to the 20s. this should be the coldest air we've seen in a very long time, certainly the whole year. then we will slowly modify by next week. check out live doppler's free app. it's handy to have. >> we are looking forward to new
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year's eve. a lot of people have to bring their jackets. >> oh jacques. >> keep them on standby. >> kind of embarrassing because it's not like new york city. >> oh, no, 50 degrees. >> exactly. >> lisa, thank you. coming up next, a baby panda who doesn't want to be left alone in a sanctuary. how the panda's keeper is finally
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. >> welcome back, everyone f you think you have the right to sue over just about anything, think about. consumer reports has partnered exclusively with "7 on your side" to look at when you have lost your right to sue. michael finney has deet tails. >> when you buy a product and something is wrong you may think i can always sue. but consumer reports warns that people often unwillingly give up their right to sue by agreeing in advance to submit any dispute to binding arbitration. >> the used car john bought seven years ago has hardly ever left the garage. there was an engine problem that the dealer first failed to reveal and then refuse today fix. it made the car unsafe. and he refuse today return the original $10,000 payment. then he found to his degree he agreed to binding arbitration and could not sue.
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>> i didn't even know that an arbitration agreement was. i was really beside myself we lost our right to court. >> instead of being heard by a judge or jury, the dispute was sent to arbitration firm select bit car dealership. >> having the company select the arbitrator can be a serious conflict of interest. unfortunately such arrangements can be typical in binding arbitration agreements. >> binding arbitration clauses are becoming a more common requirement, lug for some big companies like microsoft, amazon, at&t and even services like match.com. you agree by signing a contract, clicking "i agree" or just by using the product or service. >> companies say using binding arbitration makes it easier for both sides to settle disputes but it can deprive consumers of important legal protections.
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>> after a few years the dealership was order by another arbitration firm to pay him $20,000 in damages. >> this will not happen to me again. i will go to dealer after dealer and dealer, and my first question when i walk on the lot, do you have an arbitration agreement. consumer reports advises if you won't want to agree, try cross it is out and request a new agreement or if you already signed there maybe an opt-out period. you need to check. i'm michael finney, "7 on your side." although christmas day has passed, kwanzaa is just getting started. yesterday it began with a special performance the city hall. it was created in 1985 bay ucla professor who honor african-american culture. it continues for seven case and emphasizes a different principle every day. >> starting with today's principle and we will end with faith. and each night we will light a
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candle and have a feet and entertainment and bring family and community together. >> celebration will times each day at churches and community centers throughout san francisco. kwanzaa ends january 1st. a panda cub in panda doesn't want to be left alone. take a at this. this is the cub's keeper trying to leave the panda sanctuary but every time the panda grabbed on to his legs or beat him to the door. the keep he were thought he could make a run for it and his plan eventually worked. much more ahead on the abc7 news. lots of frustrated shoppers and long lines. and making progress against a deadly disease. pioneering research in the bay area, put into action the effort to treat a disease
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. >> half past the hour on this saturday morning. thanks for joining us. glad to have you here. how is the weather shaping up? we will go to lisa argen. she has the answer for us with the first look. >> good morning, chris. it's cold outside but not as cold as it's going to get in the next couple days. the roof camera clear. san francisco the milder location, 47. in fact, still hovering around 50 at the airport. it's 45 in oakland. good morning to you. another drop considerably along the south bay. 36 there. 33 in morgan hill. and we are looking at even colder temperatures in the protected valleys of the north bay. freezing numbers santa rosa, napa. 36 livermore and fairfield. 35 concord. we will get the coldest temperatures at about 7:00 this morning. so many numbers could be hovering around 30 or so this
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morning. we will look for a few high clouds later on in the day today, but other than that the temperatures will be seasonable throughout the afternoon. we will talk about the colder outbreak in a few minutes. chris? lisa, thank you. new this morning, authorities in sacramento were force today close down a mall after a scuffle broke out among a group of teenagers. it happened yesterday evening at the arden mall. police say they were force today close it down two hours earlier than usual. they say it was precautionary and to prevent a prepietrus from two years ago where teens went through the mall knocking over signs. it was misinterpreted as gunshots and forcing the name to be placed under lock down. if santa bought you a piece of technology for christmas there's a good chance he didn't stick around to help get it up and running. as chris bloom points out, that's what after christmas is
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for. >> you are here for the geek squad? >> yes. >> a other very long line. a line of people who opened presents and found something wrong. some are clear-cut. >> the memory card wouldn't fit. >> others are a bit fuzzy. >> you see sort of an outline. >> some are hard to describe. and a few are disastrous. >> no mind craft. >> that's not acceptable. >> yeah. >> it helps to bring food. >> yeah. >> i knew we would get hungry so i parked a truck outside. >> and it may not help to state the obvious. but even after the holiday the christmas spirit is alive and well. not everyone is here for help with gifts they just got, a lot of here for gifts they have given to other father george bought this laptop her his little brother. i feel it's my gift and i should return it and get him a working computer. >> it's the giving spirit or maybe it's just guilt.
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>> so you gave him a present that almost ruined his cabinet? >> pretty much. >> this guy here is dead out of the box. >> he tried giving this speaker to his wife. he knows one thing. >> everything is getting more and more complicated and it's hard to keep everything working. >> and just imagine this isn't the only line like this. you might need an extra helping of those chicken wings. >> i think we will get in a fight not too long over them. >> jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> a flotilla of giant shipping crates are causing a problem on the part. an average of 12 to 15 ships a week have come to oakland in recent months, surpassing anything seen in the past decade. they say heavy port congestion in southern california is partly to blame, forcing many cargo trips to travel north to oakland. several bay area community
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colleges are among dozens statewide that are offering low cost bachelor degrees not offered to the usc or csu systems. they say making four year bachelor degrees increasingly necessary. they allow other colleges to offer some four year degree. the bay area colleges primed to offer them are evergreen college in san jose, foothills college and two others. 5:34 is the time. technology developed in bay area will save millions of lives in africa. they are making a drug to treat and kill malaria that we first profiled in 2011. now as cheryl jennings reports, the promise is becoming a reality. >> for millions of theme africa, protecting themselves from the mosquitoes that carry malaria is
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a constant battle fought with bed nets and insecticides. but now help arriving in the form of a drug that can treat the disease quick play inexpensively. >> it's taken three tablets. >> it's a semi version produced by this researchers. for decades it's been made solely from the worm wood plant. but instead they have developed a way to ginneticly modify yeast to produce the same drug in huge brewery-type tanks. >> instead of he spitting out alcohol, it spits out with drug. >> they ship it to a french based pharmaceutical company. and after years in development the company announced the first major delivery, more than 1.5 million doses. they were targeted to areas with the highest death rates from malaria in the world. specific dosages have been
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formulated for children, who make up a high percentage. victims. he said the plan isn't to replace the worm wood version of the drug to use the synthetic version to stay lies surprise. >> what happens when this is grown in the plant is farmers first found out it was valuable so they planted a lot of it, and the price went through the floor. and they could no longer make a profit. so they quit planting it. a few years later there was not enough of it to be around. >> he said the synthetic. plant can be produced in a matter of weeks rather than months for about two dollars a dose. he believes a steady supply of both versions will now make the drug affordable to chin six governments across africa, saving an an untolled number of lives. >> he said it could be exploited if the drug currently tested
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against ebola plants is progress. >>. former president bush is still in the hospital recovering from shortness of breath. 90-year-old president is in while spirits and continues to make progress. after years of various problems, including an irregular heartbeat, bronchitis and a form of parkinson's disease, he went to the hospital tuesday night as a precaution. 5:37 is our time. if you are waking up with back or neck pain, your sleep position may be the blame, especially if you share your bed. but some single adjustments could let you sleep pain free. we have a look. >> when it comes to sleeping, this lead said she likes to take over most of the bed while her
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fiance sleeps on the edge on his stomach. and both remember waking up with complaints. >> yeah, back pain. >> the chiropractor said this is a common problem. >> if you are waking up achy and sore, there is something wrong. >> doctors say this is a way for cup tolls get a good night's rest and protect their backs. >> you have to figure out if you are a back sleeper or side sleeper and figure out will side of the bed more appropriate for the couple. >> chris is a stomach sliper, which he said is an absolute no. >> it's the worse position for neck and back and. >> you are to use a pillow between your knees to align your hips and spine but couples can use each other for alignment. >> he's on his side and i am, we can do that. >> he said couples who sleep on the same side can spoon or sleep back or back or sleep in a
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position he calls the protector. >> man is here and woman here, use the man's shoulder as a pillow. she's side sleeping and he's on his back. >> jamie and chris said since they changed their sleep positions, they wind up much happier. [laughter] >> eric thomas, abc7 news. >> still ahead an the saturday morning news, how the present rain is causing trouble better a popular christmas tree. but first a live look outside from our tower camera a beautiful view of the city and allful the lights out there. bay bridge in the distance. lisa argen will have your complete accuweather forecast in just a few
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>> this isn't an animation. it's time-lapse of the northern lights and other earthly wonders taken from space. the german astronaut took more than 12,000 pictures over six months while aboard the international space station. he combined the impressive shots of the aurora, cities, sunrises, lightning into this six-minute video. space-x said it will attempt a it felt landing in the coming weeks. they will dump their bow session but space x wants to keep the lower space of the falcon 9. that base section is 14 stories tall and will be climbing at a speed of nearly a mile per second n early january space-x plans to land it standing straight up on a barge in the ocean. the target is just 30 feet and the target will be moving, since it is a floating barge at best. space-x estimates it has a 50% chance of pulling off the landing.
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time now is 5:43. weather-wise, we have the chilly temperatures, lisa. >> yeah, and wide ranging. we are below freezing in some valleys of the north bay and near 50 around the airport. here's a shot from the east bay hills camera. and out in concord and livermore we are just in the mid-30s. and probably dipping down to about 33 before we bottom out this morning. so we will talk about how warm it will be recovering-wise for the weekend, and then another cold snap when we return. >> also ahead, it looks like niners head coach jim harbaugh is getting ready to trade in the red and gold for start a revolution a revolution in coffee quality
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. >> all the recent rain is creating a problem for a postseason recycling program in the area. for years leftover christmas trees were brought to a few east bay lakes and used for fish. this is video of the underwater wreaths. but this year there's too low water. here's a look at the program and the problem. >> this is the lowest it's been in the last five or six years. >> this the view from sky 7hd. wreaths installed when low have created the perfect environment for habitat. now lakes regained much what have they lost and it has a lot to do with christmas. >> what we do is we use unsold christmas trees that get donated to the parks and create reeves out of the crease. >> he is the acting manager. >> we're in his playground or office, hof however you choose to look at that time.
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he said old christmas trees are a gift for fish and the ecosystem. this is from previous reef build outs. this year mother nature has putt hut the brakes on from the tradition. >> this year the water is so high we didn't have to put in the reeves and there is little room to put reefs in. >> you don't have to look hard to see what he's talking about. the fishing is up and reefs are the reason why. >> water is coming over places before we never saw water. >> the fish are biting but it hasn't always been the case. last year more than a thousand unsold christmas tree made the reef. this video shows how the quickly took up's dense along the newly christmas trees. this is a lesson in patience. >> he likes fishing so he say
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let's go fishing and i go, okay, get a boat and try out. >> the tree reef is good for the environment, and popular with fish and fishermen but they aren't the only ones who benefit. while we were here anos spray got in on the act catching a nice rainbow track. tree reefs, giving everyone what they need. >> many people are waking up and they may have to get out their scraper heading out. >> yeah, in some. the valleys. we have some freezing areas. some frost for sure. i had some this morning. as we continue, 7:24 morning frost will be forming, especially in the north bay. the sub sets at 4:58. we are looking at cold air here. in fact, the coldest air of the season. but unfortunately it's going to get even colder by the end of
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the year and any rain in the forecast? we will have to hold on until we see the seven-day outlook. right now the roof camera is still out there. in san francisco the upper 40s. 45 oakland. good morning, morgan hill, just 33 for you. half moon bay a 36-degree chill this morning. and 37 san carlos and the airport. from our exploratorium camera, nicely lit up here but it's certainly chilly out with numbers covering right at freezing for santa rosa, napa, and take a look at concord and livermore. just in the mid-30s. 36 noel sought toe and fairfield. probably another two to three degree drop before you begin to recover. so from our emeryville camera with numbers in the 40s, over in oakland, we have the patchy valley frost this morning. we will do it all again tomorrow morning. it's seasonably cool afternoon temperatures in between. and we are looking at the storm door staying shut not only for
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next week but that includes the rest of the year. so we do have a very cold system coming down from the north. that could bring on a slight snow shower. that's in association with the next cold outbreak. right now we are under high pressure, it's cool and dry. very little wind. northwest wind at 6 up in santa rosa has allowed for a wind-chill factor about 28 degrees. other than that we aren't looking at any rain and that's why the temperatures are bottoming out or hovering in the 20s and 30s. we will get high clouds in the north bay later on today and we had look for the chilly testimonies to invade the sierra nevada with overnight lows in the single digits by tuesday and wednesday morning. 38 for a high. right now you are at 11 in truckee. 47 yosemite, 62 los angeles. highs today in the south guy in the upper 50s. 57 los gatos and san jose about
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the same. 58 on the peninsula, redwood city. in san francisco we will look for a few high clouds at 57. and in the north bay 56 novato, 55 in vallejo. near east bay it's specific memory of the milder numbers by a few degrees. just 58 union city and fremont. 54 pittsburgh and antioch. the accuweather seven-day forecast still with that patchy frost tomorrow morning, a sunny afternoon, maybe a few degrees warmer. then we wake up to fog monday morning. that should be a little milder but here comes a colder outbreak for the end of the year into new year's eve. overnight lows, widespread 20s and 30s. look for low 50s recovering in the afternoon and a little mild bier next friday and yes, of course, dry. >> no rain in the seven-day? >> no. >> kind. weird after the past month we see the rain here and there. >> yeah. and this cold, coal outbreak. >> thank you. turning to sports. tomorrow jim harbaugh will be probably coaching his final game
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with the 49ers. he's reportedly meeting with representatives of the university of michigan about taking over at his alma mater. there are other stories that the deal is already done. here's rick quan with this morning's sports. >> it's not yet official but it looks like 49ers coach jim harbaugh will return to his all madeder university of michigan. he will be formally introduce on tuesday. the athletic director and president is said to be in the bay area to seal the deal. they reportedly already offered him a six-year, $48 million contract that would make him the highest paid coach in college football. raiders and jets are also rumored to be in the running. once again he refuse today talk about his future. >> you know, we thought about it very thoroughly. >> what will happen?
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>> what will happen will happen and what won't happen won't happen. >> all right. because of injuries, arizona will be starting quarterback ryan vinley. this will be harbaugh's last hoorah with the niners, it may also be the last for some others. >> this is a fan day very appreciated. i know how they respond to guys like you mentioned, and all of our players. i have had a lot of fun coaching this quality. and we want to win. we want to have the good feeling of winning. we feel good about ourselves. >> the raiderts will wrap up their season at denver on sunday. oakland has not won on the road this year. justin tuck has been find more
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than $22,000 for abusive language. he was not happy about being pulled late in the game against buffalo. they scored a touchdown on the play. he let them know how he felt and was flagged for unports manlike conduct. the independence boll be live here. and watch new year's day at 2:00. second-ranked oregon place florida state in the rose bowl and number one alabama takes on ohio state in the sugar bowl t leads up to the national championship game january 12th on espn. and that is sports for saturday morning. i'm rick quan. have a great weekend! >> coming up next, preparations kick into high gear. what special floats will be part of the new
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eveningst winning numbers from last night's mega-millions draw. nobody picked all six. tuesday night's jackpot grow toss $172 million. >> it's collision mass in the rear-view mirror and new year's eve just around the corner, the race is on to get dozens of floats red guy the annual tournament of roses parade. hundreds of volunteers in southern california have been putting the finishing touches on the structures that transform into the rose parade masterpiece. for the first time in their 126-year history, they will feature a float for americans. you can catch it here on january 1st at 8:00. next on the saturday morning news at six. bundle up. chilly temperatures around the bay area this morning. and frost advisories are in effect. the secret service under fire
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for what some are calling a security risk, allowing volunteers to drive in the president's motorcade. we will hear from a local man who
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thanks for joining us. let's have a first look at the forecast. hi, lisa. >> certainly frosty outside the bay in the highlighted area from the sacramento valley toward the delta and also around monterey. but in between we have patchy frost and temperatures right around freezing and expect it below freezing in napa and petaluma.
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